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#2018003 - 01/20/13 07:33 PM Narrowing my piano choices down to two Kawai... Which?  
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My hunt for an acoustic piano is narrowing down. I've found two Kawai pianos and curious about the difference in the models.

CX-21D, 1987, $2500

KS-2F, 1984, $3000.


Both pianos are in similar condition, inside and out; two different dealers in my NY area.

What would account for the $500 difference? Any suggestions on one over the other? I believe I've read good things about KS-2F as predeccsor to current models, but not much abotu CX-21D (though I wouldnt shy away from it just because of lack of reading).

Comments/suggestions? Thanks.

Last edited by Ezra; 01/20/13 07:33 PM.
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#2019228 - 01/22/13 06:43 PM Re: Narrowing my piano choices down to two Kawai... Which? [Re: Ezra]  
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Here's a previous discussion of the KS-2F:
http://www.pianoworld.com/forum/ubb...1/topic/021730/Number/0/site_id/1#import

Here's a previous discussion of the CX-21D:
http://www.pianoworld.com/forum/ubb...awai%20CX21D%20and%20NS20A%20values.html

For 30-year-old pianos, condition is important: degree of wear, not just cleanliness inside. Any warranty provided by the dealer is important as well.

--Cy--


Cy Shuster, RPT
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